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  • SAN FRANCISCO, Feb 26- Mobile chipmaker Qualcomm wants wireless carriers to set up new technology that would offer cellphone users better reception in places like subway tunnels and shopping malls. Qualcomm sees the addition of new technologies like LTE-U to its smartphone chips as key to staying competitive and giving consumers reasons to upgrade their...

  • NEW YORK, Feb 20- As the technology-heavy Nasdaq Composite Index closes in on the all-time high it reached in March 2000, investors are facing a market that barely resembles the go-go era of 15 years ago. Dividend investors, too, now routinely hold large positions in technology companies such as Microsoft, Cisco, and Oracle, a decision unthinkable in the...

  • Ex-Qualcomm manager pleads guilty to insider trading Thursday, 19 Feb 2015 | 8:56 PM ET

    Derek Cohen, 52, of San Diego, entered the plea in federal court and could face up to 20 years in federal prison and a $5 million fine when he is sentenced. Cohen was a sales director at San Diego- based Qualcomm Inc. in January 2011 when he and others learned that the wireless technology giant planned to acquire Atheros Communications Inc.. They bought more than...

  • Tech's March Madness is coming. What to buy Thursday, 19 Feb 2015 | 7:48 AM ET

    With tech stocks moving into its March Madness season, analysts say that stock plays on the Apple ecosystem and the so-called "Internet of Things" are buys.

  • Qualcomm exec. chair moving past China fine  Friday, 13 Feb 2015 | 8:17 AM ET

    Paul Jacobs, Qualcomm executive chairman, weighs in on the settlement as the company refocuses on its business model. Also Jacobs shares his thoughts on smartphone innovation. There are s a lot of good things coming, says Jacobs.

  • BEIJING, Feb 13- A Chinese antitrust regulator said on Friday pricing tactics in the nation's e-commerce sector will be probed to ensure a "fair" market, likely putting new scrutiny on companies such as Alibaba Group Holding Ltd and JD.com Inc.. The comments come just two weeks after another government regulator, the State Administration for Industry and...

  • ZTE's efforts to collect patent royalties- months ahead of Qualcomm Inc's China antitrust settlement this week, according to people with knowledge of the matter- shows how that deal has already changed the way China's booming smartphone industry does business. As anticipated by ZTE, a key term in the settlement dissolved Qualcomm's cross-licensing...

  • No debt for us, say these 9 giant companies Thursday, 12 Feb 2015 | 12:53 PM ET
    Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg delivers the opening kenote at the Facebook f8 conference on April 30, 2014 in San Francisco, Calif.

    Nine big non-financial companies in the S&P 500, including Facebook and Visa carry no long-term debt, USA Today reports.

  • *Probe follows record fine against Qualcomm in China. SEOUL, Feb 12- South Korea's Fair Trade Commission is investigating Qualcomm Inc, a person familiar with the matter told Reuters on Thursday, adding to antitrust woes for the U.S. chipmaker following a record fine it agreed to pay in China. Qualcomm, the Fair Trade Commission and Samsung Electronics declined to...

  • U.S. business lobby survey warns of China protectionism Wednesday, 11 Feb 2015 | 1:57 AM ET

    Fifty-seven percent of the 477 respondents included in an annual survey by the American Chamber of Commerce in China said they believed recent government investigations "singled out" foreign companies. "There are concerns that China will take an approach, that when the economy slows down, they become more protectionist," Chamber chairman James Zimmerman told...

  • *Chinese telecom shares up on Qualcomm fines. SHANGHAI, Feb 11- China shares rose for a third straight day on Wednesday after the central bank vowed to support economic growth, but investors were reluctant to chase stocks too high on concerns that the rebound was due to technical factors and may be short-lived. The People's Bank of China made clear on Tuesday it was...

  • US firms in China: We feel less welcome here Tuesday, 10 Feb 2015 | 8:00 PM ET

    American businesses feel increasingly less welcome in China, according to a new survey, with rising protectionism in the mainland a top concern.

  • MUMBAI, Feb 10- Facebook has tied up with India's Reliance Communications to provide basic internet services on mobile phones for free, making India the first country in Asia to get Facebook's Internet.org service. The service is run by Internet.org, the non-profit organisation whose backers also include Ericsson, Nokia, Samsung, Qualcomm and Opera Software,...

  • Early movers: KO, CVS, HOT, HD, GPS & more Tuesday, 10 Feb 2015 | 7:51 AM ET
    Traders work on the floor of the New York Stock Exchange, Feb. 9, 2015.

    Some of the names on the move ahead of the open.

  • SAN FRANCISCO/ BEIJING, Feb 10- Even after agreeing to pay a record near- $1 billion fine in China for antitrust violations, U.S. chipmaker Qualcomm Inc faces big challenges in its most important market. As low-cost, low-margin Chinese smartphone manufacturers such as Xiaomi Inc and Huawei Technologies push into other developing markets, they are driving down...

  • SEOUL, Feb 10- As Samsung Electronics Co Ltd sells fewer of its own smartphones, the South Korean group's components businesses are under pressure to pick up the slack and secure external customers for chips and display panels, including putting these in rival mobile devices. Samsung Display has begun supplying organic light-emitting diode panels to Chinese...

  • Amid slump, Samsung needs more foreign customers Monday, 9 Feb 2015 | 6:27 PM ET

    Amid mobile sales slump, Samsung's components businesses are under pressure to secure external customers for chips and display panels.

  • The deal also requires Qualcomm to lower its royalty rates on patents used in China, likely helping Chinese smartphone makers like Xiaomi Technology Co Ltd and Huawei Technologies Co Ltd. It removes a major source of concern among Qualcomm investors, sending shares of the U.S. chipmaker up 1.6 percent to $68.18 in after-hours trading. Qualcomm said in a...

  • After-hours buzz: Qualcomm, Coupons.com & more Monday, 9 Feb 2015 | 5:24 PM ET
    A trader works on the floor of the New York Stock Exchange

    Check out which companies are making headlines after the bell Monday: Qualcomm, Gap, Coupons.com & more.

  • Qualcomm reaches $975M settlement with China Monday, 9 Feb 2015 | 4:36 PM ET
    Attendees mingle in the Qualcomm Inc. booth at the 2012 International Consumer Electronics Show (CES) in Las Vegas, Jan. 12, 2012.

    Qualcomm reached a $975 million settlement with the Chinese government, the company announced on Monday.